Little Miss Strawberry Princess and Miss Strawberry Princess Pageant Application
Organized by Citrus County Chamber of Commerce
Deadline: Feb 22, 2020 8:00 pm
Mar 07, 2020 9:00 am - Mar 07, 2020 10:00 am
Application submission does not guarantee approval by the organizer.
Little Miss Strawberry Princess (ages 4-6) starts immediately following the opening ceremonies at approximately 9:05 a.m.
Miss Strawberry Princess (ages 7-12) starts immediately following the conclusion of the Little Miss Strawberry Princess.
Please Note: This pageant is NOT a highly competitive event. It is designed to be fun and enjoyable for the whole family.
Check-in with pageant officials by 8:30 a.m. at the table to the left of the stage.
Pageant Registration Fee: $10 (non-refundable)
Admission to the festival is $5 for all adults, children 12 & under are free. All adults (pageant parents included) and children 13 and up must pay to enter.
WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 2020
WHERE: Floral Park, 9530 South Parkside Avenue, Floral City, FL (ENTER FROM S. FLORIDA AVE. aka Highway 41 S., VIA THE NORTH GATE)
CHECK-IN: Little Miss Contestants - 8:30 a.m. | Miss Contestants - 8:45 a.m.
ENTRY FEE: $10 (due with application)
Free Parking and Shuttles are available at Citrus County Fairgrounds, 3600 S. Florida Ave., Inverness.
Admission to the Floral City Strawberry Festival: $5 for all adults, children 12 and under are free. All adults (pageant parents included) and children 13 and up must pay to enter the festival.
Application: Contestants must submit the completed application, payment and picture by the deadline of Feb 21, 2020 to participate.Attire: Contestants should dress in their "Sunday Best", in age-appropriate attire. Contestants are strongly encouraged to wear clothing with a strawberry theme or color.
PLEASE NOTE: There may be heavy traffic around the event and it’s important that you allow enough travel time to park and check in on time.
PAGEANT PARTICIPANTS MUST ENTER FROM SOUTH FLORIDA AVENUE (aka Highway 41 S) VIA THE NORTH GATE.
Please note: If you enter from the SOUTH GATE you will have to walk across the entire park to reach the main stage where the pageant will be held.
Plan to come to the event dressed for the pageant as there are no facilities for changing.
Bring a jacket for chilly weather.
The pageant is held on the main stage which is outdoors and will not be under a tent.
All participants will receive a Gift Bag and a Certificate of Participation. Pageant Winners will be crowned with a Tiara and will receive a Trophy and Sash displaying their title. Winners will also be invited to participate in the Inverness and Crystal River Christmas Parades in December. Parents of pageant winners will be responsible for their own vehicles in the parades.
The Floral City Strawberry Festival is held annually the first weekend in March in Floral Park in Floral City. The festival celebrates its tasty namesake with a full weekend of fun that has been a local tradition for generations. The 33rd annual Floral City Strawberry Festival will feature over 200 vendors, food trucks, 2 kid zones, a beer & wine garden and non-stop live entertainment, including the Little Miss Strawberry Pageant and ever popular pie eating contests.
Admission is $5 for adults, 12 & under are free.
Free parking and shuttle buses are available at the Citrus County Auditorium at 3610 S. Florida Ave., Inverness.